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Advanced Skills Batting Tee
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Advanced Skills Batting Tee
Used by over 3500 High School programs
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Product Code: AST

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Advanced Skills Tee: THE ONLY REAL TRAINING TEE! Almost all other tees are only ball holders, nothing else. They might be durable but offer no other function. We feel the AST is the best tee on the market. Extremely durable and teach the right mechanics. Tees that hold the ball can be good for older players that have their swing path established but are not right for younger and developing players. The AST will allow for a 10 degree upward path, but no more. Statistics show that the optimum upward angle is between 4 - 8 percent. If the bat trajectory angle is higher, the bat will exit the zone too quick and reduce the percentage of contact.
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Muhl Tech- Advanced Skills Tee- Purpose and Benefits
Features

Why the Forward Arm?

In fact, the question should be "Why not a forward arm?". You don't hit the ball over the center of the plate (as traditional batting tees suggest). You make contact in front of the plate. But there are two other equally important reasons to use a forward arm design:

1. The forward arm eliminates "dipping" or dropping the hands and trailing shoulder to lift the ball with a "looping" type swing. If you "dip" with the AST, you hit the back of the arm. It forces you to take the bat straight down to the ball, leveling the swing at the point of contact.
2. The forward arm also pivots and rotates to place the ball on the inside or outside of the strike zone. Then, the arm points in the direction to drive the ball based on pitch location (i.e. pull the inside pitch, go with the outside pitch to the opposite field . . . "Hit the ball where it's pitched").

What is the Purpose of the Outside Barrier?

The outside barrier eliminates "casting". It keeps you form swinging "long" and helps you "keep the hands inside the ball". If the bat or arms are extended prematurely the bat head will slap the flexible upright barrier post. For years coaches have set a tee adjacent to a fence or screen to force hitters to compact their swing. The outside barrier does the same thing except it is a lot more effective. It rotates around the tee to accommodate LH or RH hitters and it moves along with the forward arm to help you keep the hands "tight" when you are working on inside and outside pitch locations. With the outside barrier you are forced to rotate the hips and torso and extend the hands only at the point of contact. It produces a "quick" bat and more power as well.
Get a Clean "Swish" through the Ball!
Our unique brush cup ball holder presents the ball like it is being picked clean, right out of the air. Better yet, it will last many times longer than traditional ball holders.

What Makes the Advanced Skills Teeā„¢ So Durable?

The tubing for the AST is molded from polyurethane. Polyurethane is a flexible material like rubber; however, polyurethane is much stronger and more durable than rubber (as much as 10 times more durable!). Wheels for roller blades, industrial rollers, and dimpled pitching machine balls are among the many items typically made with urethane. It's a great material for products that must withstand impact and stress yet remain flexible. Urethanes are expensive, and whilte the AST may cost more than a traditional rubber tee, it is guaranteed to last 10 times longer too. We back our Advanced Skills Tees with a two-year warranty.

Practical and Portable

The AST can be assembled or disassembled, by hand, for easy storage and transportation. And, it uses a hollow, canteen style base that is filled with sand or water (and sealed with a rubber plug). When filled, the base provides weight for stability and when empty, the base is light and portable.


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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 12 Write a review.

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5 of 5 Makes the swing level September 14, 2020
Reviewer: Hanley A. from Grapevine, Tx  
Has helped my kid so much with his swing. He had a big problem with dipping the back shoulder and this fixed it right up.

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5 of 5 Great tool for a level swing August 1, 2020
Reviewer: Josh G. from Los Angeles, CA  
My son has problems dipping his back shoulder and bat barrel. This tee has solved that problem completely. It tells him exactly how to swing, if he swings incorrectly, he won' t hit the ball, he will hit the tee.  It tells him what to do.

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5 of 5 The best June 26, 2020
Reviewer: Jessica H. from Los Angeles, Ca  
Super tough tee, we've had this for 2 years and it still works great. Best tee out there!

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5 of 5 Good Tee June 17, 2020
Reviewer: Keith L. from Honolulu, HI  
I like this tee because everyone is able to learn from it, regardless of age. It helps everyone smooth out their swing.

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5 of 5 Best Tee Around June 10, 2020
Reviewer: Paul J. from Corvallis, OR  
This tee completely changed my boys swing. His swing is now short and compact with no dip. He has a lot more consistent contact and he hits the ball harder. Great tee.

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